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Elaine Bowen’s Old School Adventures from Englewood–South Side of Chicago

Elaine Bowen’s Old School Adventures from Englewood–South Side of Chicago

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

FilmMonthly contributor Elaine Hegwood Bowen has written her first book called Old School Adventures from Englewood—South Side of Chicago. The book is a retrospective about her parents coming to Chicago from Shaw, Mississippi, in the early 1950s and then buying a home in Chicago in the Englewood community in 1959. Elaine was prompted to write […]

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Terror in the Aisles Presents: The Drive-In Massacre with Linnea Quigley

Terror in the Aisles Presents: The Drive-In Massacre with Linnea Quigley

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hey, you Chicagoland horror fans! Join a whole host of us from FilmMonthly on August 29th & 30th, when Terror in the Aisles will be hosting The Drive-In Massacre at the McHenry Outdoor Theater. They’ll be screening Return of the Living Dead, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Creepshow. What’s more, Return of the Living Dead‘s Linnea Quigley will be in […]

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How Did Zack Snyder Become the Bizarro Joss Whedon?

How Did Zack Snyder Become the Bizarro Joss Whedon?

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, Warner Bros. announced that Zack Snyder will be directing their Justice League movie probably sometime around the summer of 2018.  Snyder, who has already turned out one extremely disappointing DC movie with Man of Steel, and is in production on the sequel Batman vs. Superman has to be one of the worst choices I […]

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Devil in My Ride makes its Midwest Premiere on Nov. 30th

Devil in My Ride makes its Midwest Premiere on Nov. 30th

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret. We here at FilmMonthly love co-writer/director Gary Michael Schultz’s debut feature, Devil in My Ride. Just check out Jason Coffman’s glowing review of Devil! The film premiered at Shriekfest 2013 and is making its way to Chicago (from where Schultz hails) for its Midwest premiere on Saturday, November 30th, 2013 as part […]

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The Movieside Massacre 2013

The Movieside Massacre 2013

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

his year, Movieside Film Festival returns with yet another unbelievable 24-hour horror movie marathon in Chicago, to be held from noon to noon, October 12-13. The Massacre 2013 will be held at the gorgeous Patio Theater (6008 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago) and trust me, this is one event you definitely don’t want to miss! Just […]

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Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3-D with Julie Adams in person!

Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3-D with Julie Adams in person!

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Head over to the Patio Theater in Chicago on September 28, 2013 for a special screening of Creature From the Black Lagoon in 3D (and on 35mm no less!) with star Julie Adams in Person! Adams will be signing copies of her book (co-written with Mitchell Danton), The Lucky Southern Star, Reflections From The Black Lagoon as well as […]

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Alternate Awareness Option for Affleck’s Live Below the Line Pledge

Alternate Awareness Option for Affleck’s Live Below the Line Pledge

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Actor/director Ben Affleck has made a pledge to live on $1.50 per day for  for five days.  This is the “Live Below the Line” challenge, taking place  from April 29 through May 3.  The following countries are participating in the challenge: U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. Participants can only spend the equivalent of […]

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ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Burbank, CA, January 2, 2013 – The most honored and best-reviewed movie of 2012, the Academy Award®-winning Best Picture “Argo” is available NOW on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.  Directed by Ben Affleck, “Argo” is based on the declassified true story of the life-or-death covert operation to rescue […]

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Small Apartments Screening in Chicago

Small Apartments Screening in Chicago

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hey Everyone, The new Jonas Akerlund’s (Spun) new film will be having a screening on Thursday Feburary 7th at Chicago’s Landmark Century Center @ 7:30 P.M. Starring Matt Lucas (Little Britain), Billy Crystal (When Harry Met Sally), Juno Temple (The Dark Knight Rises), James Marsden (X-Men: The Last Stand), Peter Stormare (Fargo), Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction) […]

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Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Acorn TV, the first British TV streaming service in North America, features the very best British mysteries and dramas, includingJeremy Irons in Brideshead Revisited; Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter) in Cracker; James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) in Monroe; Agatha Christie’s classic Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries; as well as a marathon of our best-selling series Midsomer Murders with 12 feature-length episodes. Also streaming: “Most Mysterious Christmas Specials” featuring holiday episodes of Poirot, Rosemary […]

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